Sarah’s Appalachian Trail Gear List 2018 [and Video]

Here’s the final list. Check out this video to see my 2018 gear. You can find the list below.


Pack: Hyperlite 2400 Southwest pack (40L)

Tent: Big Agnes Fly Creek HV UL 2 Tent

Sleeping bag: Big Agnes Roxy Ann Sleeping Bag (15 degree)

Sleeping pad: Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Sleeping Pad

Trekking poles: Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles

Dry Sacks

Zpacks Bear Bagging Kit

Zpacks Dry Bag

Cooking and Water

Snow Peak Titanium Trek 700 Mug 0.7L

Jetboil MightyMo Backpacking Stove

MSR IsoPro Fuel Canister – 227g 8 FL OZ

Sea to Summit Alpha Light Spork

Sawyer Mini Water Filter

SmartWater water bottles


Columbia Pullover Fleece

Darn Tough Light Hiker Micro Crew Socks – Women’s

Marmot PreCip Rain Jacket – Women’s

Nike Dry Fit shirt (on)

North Face shorts (on)

Nike sports bra (on)

Darn Tough socks (on)

Altra King MT trail runners (on)


Toilet paper

TheTentLab The Deuce #2 Backcountry Trowel

Hand sanitizer

Nail clipper



Mini Vaseline

Bandage tape

Band-Aid and gauze

Medication (aspirin)




Appalachian Thru-Hikers’ Guide 2017


Charging cords (3)



Sony Camera/Battery pack


Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX80 Digital Camera

Camera tripod

Blackweb Battery Pack (5 charges)

Apple Lightning to SD Card Camera Reader

Black Diamond headlamp

Wall port (2)

Apple headphones

Garmin Forerunner 35 watch

AAA batteries (4)

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Comments 1

  • Peter G Baso : Jul 4th

    You did not mention two very important items….Map and Compass….


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